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How to be a wedding crasher

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHjoqDHz0rU It’s hard to believe the movie The Wedding Crashers came out nearly twenty years ago. Its humor still holds up. We will warn you that the movie gets raunchy at times. It’s not for everyone. And yet the entire premise is hysterical, making many wonder, is being a wedding…
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November 20, 2023
bachelor party moviesCulture

Top bachelor party movies

We discussed dumb bachelor party ideas in a previous blogpost. So many dumb ideas abound when it comes to this ritual, that Hollywood has devoted considerable energy to producing scores of bachelor party movies. Here are a few of the best. The Hangover https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcdUhdOlz9M&t=9s This 2009 comedy was a smash…
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August 14, 2023
secret to a happy marriageCulture

The secret to a happy marriage

Who knows how many books have been written that supposedly reveal the secret to a happy marriage? They are countless, because there’s probably no single secret. The late, great celebrity chef, Julia Child, had a simple formula: “The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know…
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May 1, 2023
how to be a good mother-in-lawCulture

How to be a good mother-in-law

Mothers-in-law have been the butt of jokes down through the ages. American sitcoms provide fodder with their often hilarious portrayals of mothers-in-law. Since readers of this blog are interested in planning their wedding and merging two families into one, let’s look at how to be a good mother-in-law. A serious…
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March 13, 2023
top 10 wedding moviesCulture

Top 10 Wedding Movies

Hollywood has churned out some great movies over the decades with wedding themes. Here is our list of the top 10 wedding movies: #10: Runaway Bride  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOmwh43Kr34 It’s a silly premise. A woman (Julia Roberts) gets engaged and stands up one fiancé after another at the altar. Richard Gere is…
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March 6, 2023
marriage name changeCulture

Should you change your name when you marry?

What does Jennifer Lopez have in common with 88% of married women? She legally changed her name when she married actor Ben Affleck in a much-hyped wedding last year. Despite evolving wedding customs, a marriage name change is still the overwhelming norm. Most couples embrace a marriage name change out…
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February 20, 2023
case for marriageCulture

The case for marriage grows

The media is noticing. The Wall Street Journal ran yet another piece touting the case for marriage. They reported on the mystifying tendency of married couples to become wealthier than their non-married counterparts in a November 7th piece (“Moving in Together Doesn’t Match the Financial Benefits of Marriage, but Why?”).…
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November 28, 2022
power of commitmentCulture

The power of commitment

The word ‘commitment’ means a pledge to do something in the future, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary. Even more, it’s a binding promise.  The power of commitment is self-evident in every type of human relationship. Writing in the Huffington Post, marriage author, expert, and educator, Debra Macleod, sees the power…
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October 31, 2022
history of wedding vowsCulture

How American weddings differ from Brit weddings

Brit weddings feature standard wedding vows America and Great Britain share a common heritage. Even in the music, as we pointed out in last week’s blogpost. Despite so many similarities in the cultures, there are some pretty big difference between American weddings and Brit weddings. Let’s look at differences in…
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July 11, 2022
pre-marital counselingCulture

Pre-marital counseling reduces divorce

No one likes divorce. No one goes into marriage thinking about divorce. That’s why this blogpost subject is hard to write about. And yet, according to the divorce specialists at www.DivorceMag.com, the incidence of divorce drops by up to 30% among couples who get pre-marital counseling. Most couples get marriage…
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April 11, 2022